MDF Asia – WRITING WINNING PROPOSALS, 14 – 17 May 2018, Bangkok, Thailand

Capacity Development Opportunity

Information of the organizer

Name of Organization
MDF Training and Consultancy
Type of Organization
Consultant or individual
Contact Person
Ms Thuy Nguyen
Email Address
+84 (0)24 6258 4438

Information about the capacity development opportunity

Topic of CD to provide (Organizational Development)
MDF Asia – WRITING WINNING PROPOSALS, 14 – 17 May 2018, Bangkok, Thailand
Type of CD Opportunity
May 14, 2018 to May 17, 2018

Bangkok, Thailand

Course detail

Course Objective

You have an excellent project idea and now comes the challenge of gaining access to funding. Should you respond to a request for services, Call for proposals, or approach the donor organisation directly? An attractive, convincing, and honest proposal will increase your chances manifold.


Course Agenda

Day 1

Understand the tender procedure

Introduction to tender and grant terminology and procedures

Discuss how to find tenders/grant opportunities

Day 2  

Analyse terms of references or guidelines

Learn how to make decision on whether to write a proposal or not

Understand the criteria to go for the project with and without partners

Day 3

Discuss about planning: from “go” to submission

Gain insights into the contents of a proposal and how to get them organised

Learn about the steps in the writing process and tips for attractive writing

Learn how to present track record and Curricula Vitae

Day 4

Practice writing: Just do it!

Learn how to make the presentations of the contents of the proposal

Gain insights into the appraisal criteria for proposals

Course fee: EUR 830 including training venue, lunches, refreshments, materials and certificate, excluding 10% tax

Discounts: 10% for MDF alumni; 01 free place for organizations sending 6 staffs on the same course


For more information, please visit our website at or contact us at; Phone number: +84 (0)24 6258 4438

Cost (if any)
Criteria of Participants (target groups)

For whom?

You are a manger or staff member working for a consultancy firm, an NGO, or a government institute, involved in writing project proposals or in responding to tenders for services or grants contracts.

Expected outcome

Course Highlight:

  1. Understand and be able to analyse the contents of a tender dossier (request for service proposal) and guidelines for calls foproposal
  2. Turn clients’ needs into convincing strategy and concrete activities in line with your organisation’s capabilities
  3. Know how to bring needed logic and structure to your proposal
  4. Apply a convincing and attractive writing style
  5. Raise your confidence in proposal writing
  6. Apply all tools and methods for a proposal you choose to work on during the course